2013 IGLUS Executive City Master Scholarships for City Managers and Cities

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Innovative Governance of Large Urban Systems (IGLUS) is offering executive city masters scholarships to high-potential city-nominated candidates. The IGLUS Executive Master is designed to empower city managers and cities to develop and implement more innovative governance solutions. Selected candidates will have the opportunity to participate in the five times 2-week training modules to be held in Istanbul, the Emirates, Guadalajara, Seoul and Michigan-Detroit. At the end of the training modules, each participant will work under the supervision of well-known professors/practitioners on his/her master thesis which should be praxis related. Every city in the world with more than 300,000 inhabitants is eligible to apply. The mode of applying is by e-mail. The application deadline is 15th April 2013.

Study Subject(s): The main focus of this unique Executive Master program is to offer its participants a comprehensive understanding of how technological (especially information and communications technologies) and institutional innovations can and do improve the governance of large urban systems.
Course Level: The Executive Master is divided five times 2-week training modules.
Scholarship Provider: IGLUS
Scholarship can be taken at: Turkey(Istanbul), Mexico(Guadalajara), Korea(Seoul), USA(Detroit) and the Emirates.

Eligibility: -every city in the world with more than 300,000 inhabitants is eligible to apply.
-should be working in a management capacity (e.g., city managers).
-already have a Masters degree and at least five years of professional experience.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Every city in the world with more than 300,000 inhabitants is eligible to apply. (To apply for the IGLUS city scholarshipscities are kindly invited to nominate maximum of 4 qualified candidates by filling out this application form).

Scholarship Description: The IGLUS Executive Masters Scholarships are designed to empower city managers and cities to developimages (1) and implement more innovative governance solutions, so as to improve the competitiveness of cities, their sustainability, as well as the quality of life in Large Urban Systems more generally. To facilitate the presence of experts from cities in this unique learning experience, we are offering a limited number of IGLUS scholarships to high-potential city-nominated candidates. They should be working in a management capacity (e.g., city managers) and already have a Masters degree and at least five years of professional experience.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Selected candidates will have the opportunity to participate in the five times 2-week training modules.

What does it cover? The IGLUS Executive Master is designed to empower city managers and cities to develop and implement more innovative governance solutions, so as to improve the competitiveness of cities, their sustainability, as well as the quality of life in Large Urban Systems more generally.

Other Benefits: Not Known

Selection criteria: Application of cities will be processed based on the merits of their nominated candidates.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by e-mail.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15th April 2013.

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